Louise Erdrich

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In "The Night Watchman," Louise Erdrich Explores Her Native Roots

(This conversation was originally broadcast on April 28, 2020) Welcome to this archive edition of Midday. On our program today, Tom Hall's conversations with two acclaimed authors. Coming up a little later (and posted separately), he speaks with Madison Smartt Bell about his biography of the late American author Robert Stone.
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Louise Erdrich wins literary prize focused on fiction with a social impact

Louise Erdrich is 2021 winner of the $35,000 Aspen Words literary prize for her novel “The Night Watchman.”. The prize is an annual award for an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture. It is one of the largest literary prizes in the U.S. and one of the few focused exclusively on fiction with a social impact.
Palisade, MNredlakenationnews.com

Louise Erdrich: Line 3 is not just another pipeline

PALISADE, Minn. - My daughter and I are walking along the fast-flowing stream of pure darkness that is the young Mississippi River. We are two hours north of Minneapolis, in Palisade, Minn., where people are gathering to oppose the Line 3 pipeline. Patches of snow crunch on pads of russet...